Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, Sandusky

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The Eleutheros Cooke House, also known as the Cooke-Dorn House, at 1415 Columbus Avenue in Sandusky, Ohio is a three-story, limestone Greek Revival style house that was built in 1844. It was the last home of Eleutheros Cooke, one of the first settlers in Sandusky and its first lawyer. Eleutheros was father of Jay Cooke, the Civil War financier.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.The house is owned by the Ohio Historical Society and is open seasonally as a historic house museum that has been restored to a 1950s appearance. It is managed locally by the Old House Guild of Sandusky.
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  • While visiting my son I needed something to keep myself occupied one day so this little gem won. Admission is free but they will take donations and it's worth it. The home is full of not only Sandusky...  more »
  • The tour guide was very knowledge. The tour lasted longer than anticipated (about an hour and 20 minutes). It was longer than I needed though.  more »
  • This beautiful home gives wonderful insight into what life was like in the 1950's the home was built in 1840's but was moved and renovated so many of the furnishings have a more contemporary feel. A l...  more »
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